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Fadi Chehade Explains The 'Powerful' Innovations Surrounding Domain Names Today

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business

Fadi Chehade, CEO of ICANN, explained how we "went from twenty-something" top domain names to hundreds thanks to one simple change. "The reality is...

For More Internet, and More Democracy, Forget NetMundial and ICANN

Jean-Christophe Nothias | Posted 06.22.2014 | Technology
Jean-Christophe Nothias

As the Netmundial conference on the future of Internet governance starts, rather than asking "What can we expect from it?", we might ask instead whether this future might be more promisingly reformed by political, technical and architectural innovations than by a preach to a so-called multistakeholder choir convened in Sao Paulo.

The Asymmetrics, the WEF, ICANN, Brazil, and the 'Little Red Book' of Multistakeholderism

Jean-Christophe Nothias | Posted 03.29.2014 | Technology
Jean-Christophe Nothias

There is a lot of evidence to support the idea that Brazil has recently changed its request for a major change in Internet power structure and governance. One of them is the upcoming Brazilian Internet conference, now organized in association with ICANN.

CEO: If We Fragment The Internet, 'It Will Not Be The Internet As We Know It'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Fadi Chehadé, CEO Of ICANN, told HuffPost Live at Davos he thinks the "biggest threat" to innovation is a fragmented Internet. "The biggest threat...

Sacrificing the ICANN Will Not Be Enough for the US to Restore Its Internet Ethics

Jean-Christophe Nothias | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jean-Christophe Nothias

Giving away the ICANN might please a few; the Swiss, the Brazilians, and the usual faithful digital US allies such as the Swedish and British, but what's about the Germans, the French and other Europeans, not to mention the Africans and Asians. As the single market for Telecom in Europe is at stake these days, the Europeans might have a serious talk.